While different gardeners have different needs, here are 5 things every gardener wants in their garden sheds:
While the amount of space you are going to want in your shed is going to depend a great deal on what equipment you have or plan to have in future, you are going to want to make sure that your wooden garden sheds have enough space to accommodate everything you have now plus enough additional space for any tools or equipment you will be adding in the future. A good rule of thumb is to build your wooden garden sheds 1/3 larger than your present needs. That way you will have the extra space you need for anything you forgot to consider or simply for future additions to your gardening arsenal.
You are also going to want to arrange the items in your wooden gardening sheds in a way that they are convenient to get and so that the shed itself is convenient to use. This means you are going to want to choose a plan for your gardening shed that has directions for building such things as shelves, racks for hanging tools such as rakes, hoes, weed whips and other tools that you don't want to just pile in the corner. You may also want to consider such conveniences as a full side opening door to get the garden tractors in and out of the wooden garden sheds easier and perhaps potting and resting benches. You might even want to consider adding a porch to your shed so that you can rest out of the sun while working in your garden.
Having the right style of wooden garden sheds are another thing most gardeners want. No one who spends time making their yard and garden beautiful wants a shed that is an eyesore. So, choosing a shed that is the right style to match your surroundings and the existing buildings on your property is a must for most gardeners. There are many different styles of sheds to choose from such as saltbox, barn, gingerbread and even colonial.
Not only do most gardeners want the right style of wooden garden sheds, they want their shed to have the right look about it. Adding windows or the right roof or trim to your shed can help it to blend in and enhance it's surroundings. It also helps to create a better impression of your entire property as well which is important to gardeners who take pride in the appearance of their home.
Ease Of Building
Most gardeners who build their own wooden garden sheds want a shed that is simple and easy to build allowing for a professional finished looking project. Not everyone is a skilled carpenter and most Do it yourselfers need plans that offer simple step by step directions that are easy to follow and results in a great looking building when assembled. Luckily, with so many shed plans to choose from finding a shed plan that matches your building skills should be a simple matter of doing a little research. Finding the right plans for wooden garden sheds that meet all your needs and gives you everything you want in a garden shed will make your enjoyment of caring for your yard and garden all the more pleasurable. You just may find that it is the best investment you ever made.